Value Addition of Gemstones

Empowerment of Women in Mining Through

Value Addition

CESF helps to facilitate value addition of gemstones mined by women and young adults. The value addition comprises of faceting and Jewellery making.

Faceting

Women and Young Adult Miners are trained on how to add value to their gemstones so as to increase value and improve their income. They are taught how to facet gem quality gemstones that they mine. 

Jewelry Making

Gemstones that are not suitable for faceting are tumbled and the women and young adults are trained on how to make items of jewellery utilising the tumbled gemstones which they can sell at higher prices. 

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